Flights from Chennai to Colombo

Selected fares from Chennai to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MAA CMB Mon, Jun 1 - Mon, Jun 15 $161
MAA CMB Wed, Apr 22 - Wed, Apr 29 $172
MAA CMB Tue, Mar 31 - Wed, Apr 8 $509
MAA CMB Mon, Jun 1 - Mon, Jun 15 $975
MAA CMB Tue, Mar 31 - Wed, Apr 8 $1,756
MAA CMB Tue, Mar 31 - Wed, Apr 8 $2,315
MAA CMB Fri, May 22 - Fri, May 29 $2,357
MAA CMB Tue, Mar 31 - Wed, Apr 8 $2,705
MAA CMB Tue, Mar 31 - Wed, Apr 8 $3,285
MAA CMB Fri, May 22 - Fri, May 29 $4,063

Chennai and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in Chennai , IN

map of airports in Chennai
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    Chennai Airport (MAA)

    Distance from City Center: 0.4 miles

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Airports in Colombo , LK

map of airports in Colombo
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    Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Airport (DWO)

    Distance from City Center: 4.5 miles

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    Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

    Distance from City Center: 17.3 miles

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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Chennai to Colombo

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Leave Fri, Apr 10 Chennai (MAA) Colombo (CMB) Air India $161
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Return Mon, Apr 13 Colombo (CMB) Chennai (MAA) Air India

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Leave Wed, Apr 8 Chennai (MAA) Colombo (CMB) Air India $161
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May

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Chennai to Colombo

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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chennai to Colombo

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Leave Wed, Jun 17 Chennai (MAA) Colombo (CMB) Air India $161
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Flights to Colombo

Chennai International Airport

The Chennai International Airport has dozens of helpful amenities for travelers. Flights from Chennai depart every hour from this airport. You can book a seat on flights from companies like Air India, JetLite, Gulf Air, and SpiceJet. The airport is less than five miles from Chennai, and it is just a quick drive from any of the major hotels or tourism areas in the city. No matter where you live or stay in Chennai, you can easily reach the airport. If you are ready to book your next international vacation, visit Orbitz.com for the best discounts and deals in the travel industry.

Easy Parking and Congestion-Free Traffic

In 2012, the Chennai International Airport launched a new system that made it easier for travelers to get through the airport. The new system has small booths at which you can pay for parking and get directions to different areas of the airport. Each lane carefully directs drivers to the pickup locations, drop-off sites, and parking garages. You can also visit one of the off-site parking garages and take a shuttle to the airport.

Driving Isn't for Everyone

Not everyone wants to hassle with finding a parking space and walking to the terminal. Luckily, Chennai has several cab companies, like Chennai Airport Transfers. When you call one of these companies, they will send a cab and driver to your location. Most companies charge by the mile, plus a small fee for pickup.

What to Eat

The Taj Madras Flight Kitchen is your only choice for a regular meal at the Chennai International Airport. You can grab a few snacks from one of the small kiosks and shops if you want to eat on the go. With the low-fare flights offered through Orbitz.com, you can plan your vacation in minutes. Visit the site today, and find out how easy it is to search for flights from Chennai.

Bandaranaike International Airport

Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka, and it is one of the most popular tourist spots in Southeast Asia. It can be a challenge to locate cheap flights to Colombo, but Orbitz.com offers a specialized search engine that searches a variety of airports at one time to locate the best deals. The Bandaranaike International Airport is located approximately 20 miles from downtown Colombo. Twenty-four airlines service the airport including Air India, China Eastern Airlines, Gulf Air, Singapore Airlines and Tiger Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

Many hotels and tourist locations offer complimentary transportation to and from the airport. Buses and taxis are available at various locations around the city for a flat rate, and the train station is located close to the airport. Fees for the train depend on the destination. Orbitz.com can help travelers find the best deals on car rentals in the area.

Weather in Colombo

Colombo offers warm year-round temperatures. The warmest months of the year are March and April when temperatures are close to 90 degrees. The coolest months are July though November when the average temperatures are in the mid-80s.

Things to Do in Colombo

There is a variety of things to do in Colombo. The Fort in the city dates back to the Portuguese and Dutch periods. It is now home to a variety of shops, offices and tourist spots. The Galle Face Green is the promenade on the sea that is reminiscent to the British era. It is one of the biggest open spaces in Colombo and a popular spot for picnics. The Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara is a famous Buddhist Temple that offers several religious processions throughout the year. Orbitz.com can help visitors locate cheap flights to Colombo and the best deals in travel.

Flight schedule for flights from Chennai to Colombo on Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air India AI273 MAA 2:15 PM CMB 3:35 PM 321 1hr 20min
SriLankan Airlines UL128 MAA 4:05 PM CMB 5:25 PM 332 1hr 20min